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Solarpunk Magazine

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Online magazine imagining new, sustainable futures through speculative fiction, poetry, nonfiction, & art. Demand Utopia!

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  • Response time:
    within 60 days*
    Editor reported data
    44 days*
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Payssee Genres section for details

Find more details in the Genres section


  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max words: 7500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

Any genre of science fiction, interstitial fiction, magic realism, or fantasy has potential as a solarpunk forum—we welcome robots and elves with equal excitement.

Fiction - 250 words max

Max words: 250

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 25

Starting in 2023, each quarter we'll publish a micro fiction mini issue that has four solarpunk stories of 250 words or less. Mini issues are posted to and available on the Solarpunk Magazine Patreon page.

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , , , , ,

Payment: $ 75

Articles, essays, and general audience-aimed overviews of academic papers relevant to solarpunk.


Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 40 per piece

Poetry: up to 5 poems or 5 pages of poems, whichever is shorter. Prose poetry is fine, but if you are in doubt, submit it as fiction.


Max words: 1000

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 75

Relevant to solarpunk.


Max words: 1000

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 75

Relevant to solarpunk.


Max words: 1500

Max words: 7500

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

We accept translated stories that have never appeared before in English.


Payment: $50-200

Cover Art; Interior Art. We are only interested in art that qualifies as solarpunk.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    A cover letter is not required. However, we appreciate a brief paragraph telling us a little bit about yourself like where you're from and why you love solarpunk. There is no need to include a third person bio. We will collect that and other needed info if your submission is accepted for publication.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Attach your stories, articles, or poems in .doc, .docx. or .pdf format. For fiction and nonfiction, please format your submission document as follows: double-spaced 12pt Times New Roman font indented paragraphs no extra space after paragraphs We prefer to read things in standard manuscript format.

  • Author's rights

    If we accept your work, we ask that you not publish it elsewhere or post it online prior to or within six months after publication in Solarpunk Magazine. For the rights we are asking for and other conditions, please see our publishing contract.

  • Additional info

    You can enter one submission per category per submission period.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

44 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

248 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

43 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    Nonfiction, Review, Interview



The time for solarpunk has come, and the mission of this magazine is to become one of many important catalysts for an important and necessary revolution within both the literary world and our larger culture. The genre has been around since the early 2000s, but the current state of global affairs in ...

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    Editor Justine Norton-Kertson avatar

    Justine Norton-Kertson


    Editor Brianna Castagnozzi avatar

    Brianna Castagnozzi


    Editor Abriana Tuller avatar

    Abriana Tuller

    Micro Fiction Editor & Fiction co-Editor

    Editor Moshe Siegel avatar

    Moshe Siegel

    Fiction co-Editor

    Editor J.D. Harlock avatar

    J.D. Harlock

    Poetry co-Editor